Paragonimiasis

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Paragonimiasis

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The terms "Paragonimiasis" returned 70 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Evaluation of IgG4 subclass antibody detection by peptide-based ELISA for the diagnosis of human paragonimiasis heterotrema.
 

Author(s): Pewpan M Intapan, Oranuch Sanpool, Penchom Janwan, Porntip Laummaunwai, Nimit Morakote, Yoon Kong, Wanchai Maleewong

Journal: Korean J. Parasitol.. 2013 Dec;51(6):763-6.

 

A synthetic peptide was prepared based on the antigenic region of Paragonimus westermani pre-procathepsin L, and its applicability for immunodiagnosis for human paragonimiasis (due to Paragonimus heterotremus) was tested using an ELISA to detect IgG4 antibodies in the sera of patients. ...

Last Updated: 11 Feb 2014

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Paragonimiasis as an important alternative misdiagnosed disease for suspected acid-fast bacilli sputum smear-negative tuberculosis.
 

Author(s): Hubert Barennes, G√ľnther Slesak, Yves Buisson, Peter Odermatt

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2014 Feb;90(2):384-5.

 

Last Updated: 6 Feb 2014

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[Heterotopic paragonimiasis presented by intra-abdominal masses].
 

Author(s): Ah Young Kim

Journal: Korean J Gastroenterol. 2013 Jun;61(6):351-3.

 

Last Updated: 16 Sep 2013

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The terms "Paragonimiasis" returned 8 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Paragonimus and paragonimiasis in Vietnam: an update.
 

Author(s): Pham Ngoc Doanh, Yoichiro Horii, Yukifumi Nawa

Journal: Korean J. Parasitol.. 2013 Dec;51(6):621-7.

 

Paragonimiasis is a food-borne parasitic zoonosis caused by infection with lung flukes of the genus Paragonimus. In Vietnam, research on Paragonimus and paragonimiasis has been conducted in northern and central regions of the country. Using a combination of morphological and molecular ...

Last Updated: 11 Feb 2014

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Paragonimiasis acquired in the United States: native and nonnative species.
 

Author(s): James H Diaz

Journal: Clin. Microbiol. Rev.. 2013 Jul;26(3):493-504.

 

Paragonimiasis is a parasitic lung infection caused by lung flukes of the genus Paragonimus, with most cases reported from Asia and caused by P. westermani following consumption of raw or undercooked crustaceans. With the exception of imported P. westermani cases in immigrants, in ...

Last Updated: 4 Jul 2013

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Paragonimus & paragonimiasis in India.
 

Author(s): T Shantikumar Singh, Hiromu Sugiyama, Achariya Rangsiruji

Journal: Indian J. Med. Res.. 2012 Aug;136(2):192-204.

 

Ever since the discovery of the first indigenous case in 1981, paragonimiasis has gained recognition as a significant food borne parasitic zoonosis in India. The data available on the occurrence of paragonimiasis, until today, may be just the tip of an iceberg as the study areas covered ...

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2012

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Parasitic Infections of the Gastrointestinal Tract
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Amebiasis; Cryptosporidiosis; Giardiasis; Parasitic Disease; Parasitic Intestinal Disease; Gastrointestinal Helminth Infections

 

Last Updated: 23 Aug 2014

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